Coconut Quinoa Pilaf


  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed and soaked
  • 2 shallots, finely minced
  • 1/2 carrot, finely minced
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 bunch of  parsley, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut oil


Heat oil in saute pan over medium health. Add shallots and saute until golden. While these are cooking, heat broth to almost boiling and set aside.

Add minced carrot to shallots and cook 3 minutes. Stir in quinoa and continue to stir for 30 seconds.

Add hot broth to pan carefully (it will steam up!) Add coconut milk. Cover and turn heat to the lowest setting. Cook for 20 more minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in parsley and allow steam to cook the parsley for a few seconds before serving.

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Author: RodsCoco